Patrick has studied sculpture and film at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, as well as Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut. He has been making furniture for nearly 30 years and truly enjoy turning wood on a lathe. Patrick currently has a shop in Bethlehem, Connecticut where he makes custom furniture and cabinets for clients.
In addition, Patrick has exhibited hisy furniture at the Litchfield History Museum for the exhibition Preserving Craftsmanship: Contemporary Litchfield County Furniture Makers, and has received blue ribbons and rosettes for his chairs at the Bethlehem Fair.
Patrick is a member of the American Association of Woodturners and the Rails to Trails Conservancy.